OK – so you’ve spent 50K plus (actually – you spent 10K and borrowed 40K) to get a BA. You wrote a great resume and a heartfelt cover letter, you scrubbed those embarrassing photos from your social media feed and you set up a LinkedIn profile – adult style. firstname.lastname@example.org is no longer the e-mail
MƒA teachers from different schools, grade levels and experiences participate in a design challenge where they use miscellaneous items to create a visual representation of an outstanding teacher. (Photos courtesy of Math for America) When mathematician John Ewing started lobbying state governments to adopt a new model for keeping top teachers in the classroom, he
One of the most important class days is the first. The first day can excite students about the class, calm their fears, and set their expectations for the semester. The first day is an opportunity for the teacher to get to know and begin to evaluate students and to express expectations for the semester. Be
Deciding to teach English abroad has been the most rewarding experience of my life so far. My advice to you; If you’re thinking about doing it, DO IT. If you’re on this webpage, you already have one foot out the door. Here’s some FAQs that will help you take the next step: Q: What are
Must-Have Travel Gear A backpack specifically designed for traveling. Forget your fancy suitcases, cute (and matching) luggage, and random assortment of difficult-to-carry bags; instead, invest in a nice, high-quality, and relatively large and light backpack (yes, a backpack—one you can easily pop onto your back and carry with you through crowded airports, train stations, subways,
Thailand: The Land of Smiles Look north to Burma and Laos. East to Cambodia, and south to Malaysia. To the southeast you’ll find Vietnam, and southwest, Indonesia and India. Thailand is certainly not lacking for interesting company, and is itself in no shortage of remarkable people, history, and culture. In Good Company Thailand is the
What we teachers are looking for are ways to generate conversation and communication in class-and hopefully beyond. Getting learners to say something-anything at all-in a conversation class is great, but it must be built on. One way to achieve this is by sensitising students to the conversational tactics they use naturally when talking in their
A quick Internet research reveals there are more than 900,000 results for TEFL and TESOL course providers. How can you know which one is the best? Does expensive always equal high quality? This is our guide on how to choose the right TEFL/TESOL course. #1 Research Moving abroad is not something you should take lightly.
THE FOLLOWING 10 places are among the best in the world for finding work, making a living, and having a great time teaching English abroad.
THE FOLLOWING 10 places are among the best in the world for finding work, making a living, and having a great time teaching English abroad. 12. Vietnam Vietnam continues to open up, and the cost of living remains low, so it’s a natural choice for ESL teachers. Most of the jobs are to be found in
The cost of living in Thailand is significantly lower than that of most western countries. Even though prices will vary slightly from place to place, in local fresh markets you can find inexpensive food and shopping. Standard Thai meals at food stalls cost 30-40 baht while meals at restaurants will range from 50-100 baht. Western meals